Quick Question, can my imac 2007, 7.1 take 8gb RAM?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Smittay, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. Smittay macrumors member

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    #1
    Hardware Overview:

    Model Name: iMac
    Model Identifier: iMac7,1
    Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
    Processor Speed: 2.8 GHz
    Number Of Processors: 1
    Total Number Of Cores: 2
    L2 Cache: 4 MB
    Memory: 4 GB
    Bus Speed: 800 MHz
    Boot ROM Version: IM71.007A.B03
    SMC Version (system): 1.21f4


    ECC: Disabled

    BANK 0/DIMM0:

    Size: 2 GB
    Type: DDR2 SDRAM
    Speed: 667 MHz
    Status: OK
    Manufacturer: 0xCE00000000000000
    Part Number: 0x4D342037305435363633435A332D43453620
    Serial Number: 0x741A2016

    BANK 1/DIMM1:

    Size: 2 GB
    Type: DDR2 SDRAM
    Speed: 667 MHz
    Status: OK
    Manufacturer: 0xCE00000000000000
    Part Number: 0x4D342037305435363633435A332D43453620
    Serial Number: 0x741A20C1
     
  2. flipster macrumors 6502a

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    Boston
    #2
    Nope, but you can max it out at the most at 6GB of ram. 8GB would cause it to crash and run unusable.
     
  3. Smittay thread starter macrumors member

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    #3
    thanks man, i just ordered a 4gb, so i will keep one of the original 2gb, and replace the other one with 4gb...

    i forgot my mac was so old, i thought 8gb wouldnt be a problem at all...
    oh well..... :)
     

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